Introduction to Sustainable Development

This module aims to introduce students to the core concepts and challenges of sustainable development, and to the institutions and approaches addressing these challenges. Particular attention is given to the role of sustainable livelihoods in rural and urban contexts. Students are expected to learn about goals, indicators, and monitoring and evaluation systems in development practice. Finally, this module focuses on Gross National Happiness as a model for sustainable development.
Course Number: BDEV101
Units: 3.0